Britain's unions

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  • Union representing members and their families in all industries and sectors within the UK, from steel & wire to footwear & textiles; from social care to betting shops; from NSPCC to the National League of Blind & Disabled; and from logistics & distribution to the football league.
  • CSP

    Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

    Provides a wide range of member services and campaign on behalf of all physiotherapy staff and the physiotherapy profession.
  • CWU

    Communication Workers Union

    Union for the communications industry in the UK, representing members in postal, telecom, mobile, administrative and financial companies.

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  • Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association

    Trade union representing and advising senior hospital medical staff in the UK in both the NHS and private sectors.

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  • PCS

    Public and Commercial Services Union

    Trade union organised throughout the civil service and government agencies as well as organised widely in the private sector, usually in areas that have been privatised.
  • PFA

    Professional Footballers’ Association

    Union working protect, improve and negotiate the conditions, rights and status of all professional football players by collective bargaining agreements.
  • POA

    The professional trade union for prison, correctional and secure psychiatric workers

    The professional trade union for prison, correctional and secure psychiatric workers.
  • Trade union representing engineers, scientists, managers and specialists in areas as diverse as agriculture, defence, energy, environment, heritage, shipbuilding, telecoms and transport.

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  • RCM

    The Royal College of Midwives

    The RCM is a trade union and professional association dedicated to serving midwifery and the whole midwifery team.
  • RMT

    National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers

    Trade union representing members from almost every sector of the transport industry - from the mainline and underground railways, shipping and offshore, buses and road freight.

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  • Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association

    Trade union representing administrative, managerial, professional and technical workers in the railway, London Underground, the travel trade, ports and ferries.

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  • Undeb Cenedlaethol Athrawon Cymru

    Education union for teachers, head-teachers and lecturers in Wales.
  • Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians

    Trade union specialising in construction.
  • UCU

    University and College Union

    Union representing academics, lecturers, trainers, instructors, researchers, administrators, managers, computer staff, librarians and postgraduates from universities, colleges, prisons, adult education or training organisations.
  • Trade union representing full-time and part-time staff who provide public services in both the public and private sectors.
  • Unite the Union

    General union representing workers across the country and all industrial sectors (Community section of Unite also covers people who are out of work e.g. students, volunteers, retired people, people who are unemployed).
  • United Road Transport Union

    Road haulage trade union.
  • Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers

    Trade union organising and representing workers in the retail, distributive, manufacturing and service sectors.

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  • Writers’ Guild of Great Britain

    Union supporting writers across media including books, film, online, radio, theatre, TV and videogames.